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07:44
07:44

Police Constable Loses Torture Case Police Officer 1 Top story

Civil Division High Court Judge Musa Ssekaana dismissed the petition, which also listed the Attorney General as a respondent, on the grounds of lack of merit. In 2021, Atusasire petitioned the Court, seeking a declaration that the actions of officers of the Uganda Police Force violated his right to freedom from torture, and cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment guaranteed under Article 24 of the Constitution.
12:17
12:17

Lawyer Appeals Constitutional Court Decision Upholding Torture Charges Against Kayihura Gen Kale Kayihura 1

Rutaro's legal team is also preparing to request an extension for the appeal's filing deadline, citing insufficient prior notification of the court's decision. The law says an appeal has to be filed within 14 days.
15:23
15:23

Kayihura, Seven Police Commanders Were Properly Charged With Torture- Constitutional Court Kale Kayihura 1 Top story

In a unanimous verdict, a panel of three Constitutional Court Justices comprising Fredrick Egonda Ntende, Monica Mugenyi, and Christopher Gashirabake, dismissed the petition filed by lawyer Robert Rutaro, who argued that the officers shouldn't have been charged due to their status as agents of the state performing state duties.
11:09
11:09

UPDF Commander Demands UGX 600M from Daily Express Over Defamatory Story Defamation 2

In an intention to sue notice to the Daily Express and Goli, seen by our reporter, the UPDF Officer wants the online publication to take down stories, including those alleging that he has been frequently visiting Ngoro East with the intent of grabbing 300 acres of land for an Indian investor.
19:35
19:35

Boda Boda Riders Lose Compensation Case Against Government Police Brutality 1

Ronald Muhereza and Michael Nyesiga petitioned the court in 2016 seeking redress and compensation for the violation of their fundamental freedom from torture, cruel, inhumane, and degrading treatment, right to property, right to carry on any lawful business or trade, the right to livelihood and an adequate standard living.
13:36
13:36

Woman in Mbale Arrested for Torturing 5-Year-Old Boy Torture 1 1

Sarah Namboze, 30 was arrested by police on Thursday in Northern Division, Mbale City. It is alleged that Namboze was denying the 5-year-old minor food and often mistreating him.
13:55
13:55

Two URA Employees Awarded UGX 400m for Torture

The two employees; Robert Asiimwe Akanga, a Customs Officer and driver Stevens Kalenga were separately arrested on allegations of stealing USD 401,000 (1.5 billion Shillings) from GAK Express Company Limited on February 28, 2021. They denied the charges.
20:59
20:59

UHRC Boss Questions Preventive Arrests By Security Personnel Human Rights 5 2

Wangadya made the remarks while opening the four days’ high-level Human Rights Training for divisional intelligence of officers of Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) at the School of Military Intelligence located in Migyera town council, Nakasongola district.
11:54
11:54

Luwero Police Arrest Woman in Torture Video

Livingstone Twazagye, the Luwero District Police Commander said that on seeing the video at around 3pm on Saturday, officers attached to Busula Police Post responded and arrested Nabulime before they transferred her to Luwero Central Police Station.
18:40
18:40

Businessman Appeals Dismissal of His Torture Case Against Speaker of Parliament CMI 1 Top story

"Take notice that Matovu Francis alias Butto being dissatisfied with the ruling of Honorable Justice Ssekaana Musa which was delivered on the 27th day of July 2022 in the High Court of Uganda at Kampala Civil Division intends to appeal to the Court of Appeal against the whole decision and orders made therein," reads the notice in
08:38
08:38

Limited Evidence Affecting Justice For Torture Victims 1 6

Hussein Nasulu Ntalo, the Deputy Registrar of the Gulu High Court Circuit says most torture cases referred to court are dismissed because there is no strong evidence documented.
09:44
09:44

Terror Suspect Remanded After Year in CMI Detention Torture 2

Saheed Nsubuga also known as Derrick a fishmonger and a resident of Kiyindi village in Busimbi Sub-county in Mityana District on Tuesday was arraigned before the Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court presided over by Dr. Douglas Singiza.
11:22
11:22

Opposition to Publish Names of MPs Who Have Signed Muhwezi Censure Motion Human Rights 1

Asuman Basalirwa, the Bugiri Municipality MP said that the proposed censure of Minister Muhwezi is justified and that those who are yet to sign will be seen as those in support of torture.
16:15
16:15

Kasese NUP Registrar Sues Ex-CMI Director Gen Kandiho Over Torture Samuel Masereka 2 3

"I was beaten to a point of becoming numb, had serious convulsions and later woke up finding myself sleeping in a solitary confinement with blood coming from my mouth, nose and genitals."
13:54
13:54

Lawyers Want State to Treat Wounded Suspects, Culprits Punished Torture

"Torturing suspects is cruel, inhuman, degrading, unconstitutional and compromises the proper prosecution of cases," says ULS
08:35
08:35

MP Zaake Decries Delayed Ruling on Compensation Case Torture 1 2

Zaake who was on Tuesday afternoon at the High Court Civil Division together with his lawyer Eron Kiiza and scores of his supporters said it was unfair for the ruling not to be given after three adjournments by Justice Esta Nambayo.
17:45
17:45

Kyagulanyi’s Mechanic Narrates Torture Ordeal in UPDF Barracks 2 1

At a certain point, he says six soldiers who were beating him tied a white nylon rope around his neck and started pulling it from either side, asking him to reveal Plan B of Kyagulanyi. They were also asking why he works on every car shot or damaged during the campaigns.
13:01
13:01

From Annals of Kidnap: Sadists Forced Muganga to Eat 3kgs of Posho in 20mins Kidnaps 4 1

Sadism: The most disquieting story from his stay in detention was being forced to eat three kilograms of posho and a kilogram of beans in 20 minutes.
16:00
16:00

Hoima Residents Protest UPDF Deployment on Their Land Harassment 1 5

Albert Akenda, a resident of Lenju says they are living in fear since their homes are surrounded by soldiers whose motive is unknown. He says the soldiers have beaten several women and youths.
10:02
10:02

MP Zaake Sues Regional Police Commander, Five Others for Torture, Illegal Detention Court 1 3 Top story

In his suit filed before Mityana Chief Magistrate’s court through his lawyers of Kizza and Mugisha Company advocates, Zaake contends that while at his residence in Mityana municipality on April 19th, 2020, the officers arrested him for allegedly undermining the Presidential directive stopping politicians and individuals from distributing relief during the lock down.
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